Cecile D. Currier, 95

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PORTLAND — Cecile D. Currier, 95, of Cumberland Avenue, died peacefully on May 3 at Mercy Hospital, with her family by her side.

She was born Dec. 14, 1919, in Caribou, the daughter of Paul and Agnes Baron Smart. She attended local schools there, but at age 20 moved to Portland, where she made her home for the rest of her life.

Davies worked for several laundry services in Portland, and also worked as a house cleaner. In addition, she spent several years employed as a baker for J.J. Nissen Baking Co.

She married George H. Currier in 1937 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, where she was a longtime communicant.

Cecile was predeceased by her husband, George, in 1960; a daughter, Mary Jane Andrews, in 1993; a son, George Currier, in 2001; and a son-in-law, Kenneth Alexander.

She is survived by two daughters, Nancy Alexander, of South Portland, and Patsy Shaw, of Gorham; two sons, Kenneth L. Currier, of Brunswick, and Lawrence J. Currier and wife, Kaye, of Brunswick; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated May 6 at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, and burial followed in Calvary Cemetery, South Portland.

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